Episode 041 Around Canyon Ferry Lake!

by MT Rd Trippin' on April 12, 2015


Canyon Ferry Lake is a short drive from Helena, Montana!  It boasts some of the most popular recreational summer-time activities that Montana has to offer.

Join us as we uncover history and share things you can see and do around Canyon Ferry Lake!

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Click here for a listing of campgrounds around Canyon Ferry Lake

Goose Bay Marina (East Side) # 406-266-3645

Yacht Basin Marina (West Side) # 406-475-3723

Kim’s Marina (North Side) # 406-475-3440


True North Sailing Club


Norwegian Wood Golf & the Highlander Bar & Grill

Yacht Basin Restaurant & Bar

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From Helena: take Canyon Ferry Lake Road (20 miles) to the lake or drive East on Highway 12 / Highway 287 from Helena to Spokane Creek Road (11.5 miles).  Take a left heading north on Spokane Creek Road (4.8 miles).  Turn right heading East onto Canyon Ferry Lake Road (4.5 miles to the Dam).

From Bozeman: take I-90 to Three Forks (APRX 32 miles).  Take exit 274 and turn right onto highway 287 North (APRX 52 miles) to Spokane Creek Road.  Turn Right onto Spokane Creek Road heading north to Canyon Ferry Lake Road (APRX 4 miles).  Canyon Ferry Lake Road winds up a hill.  Drive carefully, there are lots of curves and animals.  Time-wise, it takes 30 minutes from Bozeman to Three Forks, 30 minutes from Three Forks to Townsend, and 30 minutes from Townsend to the lake (APRX 1.5 hours).

Let’s Go Road Trippin’!

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Photography Copyright by Dia & Jewels of Montana Road Trippin’, LLC

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